u-Pustaka Consortium Libraries

Consortial Abbreviation: 
u-Pustaka
Slogan or Motto: 
Think Knowledge, Think u-Pustaka
Brief Description: 

u-Pustaka aims to link all public libraries in the country using broadband and portal technology to create a library network which will provide its members with interlending services, delivery services, e-payment services and virtual access to web publishing, collaboration and content management. u-Pustaka is an innovation that manifests a collaborative synergy that has been initiated by the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (KKMM) through the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) with the support of eight (8) u-Pustaka Consortium libraries as Information Service Providers (ISPs) and eight (8) strategic partners from the public and private sectors. The consortium libraries are
1. The National Library of Malaysia (PNM),
2. Selangor State Library Corporation (PPAS),
3. Negeri Sembilan State Library Corporation (PPANS),
4. Pahang State Library Corporation (PPAP),
5. Sarawak State Library (Pustaka Negeri Sarawak),
6. Sabah State Library (PNS),
7. Kuala Lumpur Library (PKL) and
8. INTAN Library at Bukit Kiara

Our innovative collaboration with Public and Private Sector agencies includes eight (8) strategic partners viz. Economic Planning Unit of Prime Minister’s Department (EPU), Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit of Prime Minister’s Department (MAMPU), National Registration Department of Malaysia (NRD), Bank Islam Malaysia, PosLaju, Touch ‘n Go (TNG), Malaysian Electronic Clearing Corporation (MyClear) and National Centre of Excellence for Sensor Technology of Universiti Putra Malaysia (NEST).
u-Pustaka portal and services provides efficient, integrated, seamless, anytime, anywhere access to content and services in English and Malay language.

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Collections sharing
Electronic content loading/presentation
Interlibrary loan/document delivery
Union lists/shared online catalogs
Mailing Address: 
u-Pustaka Unit, National Library of Malaysia, 232, Jalan Tun Razak, Titiwangsa, 53200 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Country: 
Malaysia
Generic Phone Number: 
03-26871700
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
8
Types of Member Libraries: 
Public
Special
Number of Staff: 
500.00